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brae

 (brā)
n. Scots
A hillside; a slope.

[Middle English bra, from Old Norse brā, eyebrow (unattested sense), eyelash.]
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brae

(breɪ; Scottish bre)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a hill or hillside; slope
2. (plural) an upland area: the Gleniffer Braes.
[C14 bra; related to Old Norse brā eyelash, Old High German brāwa eyelid, eyebrow; compare brow]
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hill•side

(ˈhɪlˌsaɪd)

n.
the side or slope of a hill.
[1350–1400]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brae - a slope or hillside
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
hillside - the side or slope of a hill
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Translations

brae

[breɪ] N (Scot) → ladera f de monte, pendiente f
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brae

n (Scot) → Berg m
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References in classic literature ?
So Fred was gratified with nearly an hour's practice of "Ar hyd y nos," "Ye banks and braes," and other favorite airs from his "Instructor on the Flute;" a wheezy performance, into which he threw much ambition and an irrepressible hopefulness.
We twa hae run about the braes, And pu'd the gowans fine; But we've wander'd mony a weary foot, Sin auld lang syne.
We twa hae run about the braes And pu'd the gowans' fine
We trooped with her down the brae to the wooden station, and I think I was envying her the journey in the mysterious wagons; I know we played around her, proud of our right to be there, but I do not recall it, I only speak from hearsay.
I have fished a water with a sentry on the other side of the brae, and killed a fine trout; and I have sat in a heather bush within six feet of another, and learned a real bonny tune from his whistling.
Ruairidh Sandison went missing from the Gadle Braes area of Peterhead in the early hours of Saturday.
But there's something which today's youth never had and which money cannot buy - a childhood on Paisley's Gleniffer Braes.
Braes Capital, a Houston based merchant bank, has announced the acquisition of Siege Technologies, a provider of high end cyber research and development for the federal market, the company said.
Situated in the conservation village of Carmunnock (also known as Glasgow's last village), Coulter's Brae features a collection of luxury homes including a one-bedroom coach house, two/three-bedroom apartments, as well as three/four/ five-bedroom homes set against the stunning backdrop of Cathkin Braes Country Park and Coulter's Wood.
Featuring a collection of three and four-bedroom semi-detached and detached properties, Braes of Yetts will be constructed close to the border of the Merkland Nature Reserve, allowing residents to enjoy the peace and quiet of natural surroundings, while still being connected to nearby towns and cities via the M80.
In previous years the Crit Under the Castle has been held on the same weekend as the iconic Battle of the Braes race - a weekend dubbed The Festival of Cycling.
These horsemen and hounds are members of the Braes of Derwent Hunt.